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How to keep your dog calm when the neighbors are setting off firecrackers

A homeopathic recipe for a spray that calms your dog down during fireworks.
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Fourth of July: Why Experts Are Saying to Skip the Fireworks

For states across the country, the Fourth of July will be different this year. Cities had canceled their fireworks display to make people’s social distance to slow the spread of COVID-19. Here are what experts are saying about setting off fireworks.
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How to keep your dog calm when things are exploding around the 4th of July

It's a pretty good rule of thumb: Dogs hate loud noises. And here we are, the noisiest holiday of the year. I don’t know how it is where you live, but in my neighborhood in West Seattle, people are blowing stuff up in their yards and in public parks days before the Fourth of July, and it completely...
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Where to see fireworks on the 4th of July around the Sound

The calendar says it's summer, but we know it doesn't really start until after the fireworks on July 4. So let's light this candle! Seattle's big pyrotechnics extravaganza on Lake Union may be the most high-profile fireworks display on July 4, but wherever you are around the Sound, there's a pretty...
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